Experimental Streamside Forest Restoration to Improve Water Quality: Crum Creek

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project involved an experimental planting of 600 trees and shelters on 2.1 acres of riparian land along Crum Creek in Paoli, Pa. The project was designed to test the effectiveness of 5-foot, coarse mesh shelters on seedling growth and survivorship.

Funded by: TreeVitalize Watersheds, a partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Principal Investigator: Bernard W. Sweeney

Collaborators: Willistown Conservation Trust; Chester Ridley Crum Watersheds Association

Project Year: 2016